Permit Required: Yes
The city is keen on protecting the environment and the city’s tree canopy. They, therefore, require you to obtain a written permit before any tree removal process. This is as per Roswell tree removal regulations . You also need a permit to cut specimen trees or any trees larger than 3 inches in diameterHowever, you do not require a permit to remove dead trees or damaged trees growing on your property. You have to notify the city arborist and present appropriate evidence before removing the dead tree.
is any tree, in fair or better condition, which qualifies for special consideration for preservation due to size, species, or condition, and which meets the following DBH:
- 08” DBH – Small trees (dogwood, sourwood, cherry, etc.)
- 16” DBH – Mid-story trees (maple, birch, magnolia, holly, etc.)
- 20” DBH – Overstory hardwoods (oak, hickory, sweet gum, ash, etc.)
- 30” DBH – Overstory softwoods (pine, etc.)